Jindal Power Floats Tender for Mono PERC Solar Modules for 150 MW Solar Projects

The last date to submit the bids is November 15, 2022


Jindal Power has invited bids for the manufacturing, testing, packing, supply, and transportation of monocrystalline passivated emitter and rear contact (PERC) modules for its 150 MW solar projects.

The last date to submit the bids is November 15, 2022.

Jindal Power plans to set up 150 MW of solar power projects at various locations across infrastructure owned by Jindal Power in Odisha and Chhattisgarh.

The modules will be supplied for 45 MW of solar projects to be developed in Odisha and 105 MW of solar projects to be developed in Chhattisgarh.

The successful bidder must furnish an amount equivalent to 10% of the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) price as a performance bank guarantee within seven days from the date of the issuance of the letter of award.

They should also submit 10% of the EPC contract price as an operation and maintenance bank guarantee, valid for one year and renewed yearly.

The supplier should supply 0.4% of awarded solar module capacity as mandatory spares in addition to the awarded solar module capacity.

Bidders should have experience manufacturing solar modules for a completed order of value not less than ₹3.75 billion (~$45.74 million) in the last financial year.

Bidders must have cumulatively manufactured solar modules for at least 500 MW of solar projects. They should also have a minimum module manufacturing capacity of 500 MW a year.

Solar modules must be from the ALMM list issued and updated regularly by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

The minimum average annual turnover of bidders should not be less than ₹3.75 billion (~$45.74 million) during the last three financial years. They must have a positive net worth and should not have incurred a loss in the previous three financial years.

The modules must be warranted for a minimum of ten years against all material or manufacturing defects and workmanship.

The supplier must provide mono PERC solar modules with a wattage output ≥ 530Wp. The efficiency of solar modules must be greater than or equal to 19.5%.

In the event of delayed commissioning of the goods, the contractor will be liable to pay liquidated damages at 0.5% of the contract price for each completed week of delay or part thereof, subject to a maximum of 5% of the contract price.

Last November, Jindal Steel, Jajpur had invited bids to procure a maximum of 224 MW of renewable power (solar and non-solar) for interstate or intrastate trading to meet its additional power requirements due to its plant capacity expansion from December 1, 2022, to November 30, 2025.

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